The FAST mnemonic developed by the UC Stroke Team helped the wife of 48-year-old Scott Goodwin, the pilot who flew President George Bush on 9-11, make an instantaneous decision that her husband was having a stroke. Click on the link below and scroll down to Strokes in Young People, Part 1 and Part 2.
And remember F-A-S-T for the signs and symptoms of stroke:
F: Facial numbness or weakness, especially on one side
A: Arm numbness or weakness, especially on one side
S: Slurred speech or difficulty speaking
T: Time to call 911